Sunday January 19, 2020

Off Message: 'OK boomer': a rallying cry for a new generation

Ageism is not okay, whether it’s directed at a younger generation or an older one, as an ‘Ok boomer’-spouting Generation Z should know

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
17th November, 2019
Dara Ó Briain: ‘Looking like a middle-aged Dad isn’t much of a criticism; that is literally what I am’ Pic: Getty

One of the worst things about being a celebrity is, I’d imagine, being critiqued on problems you didn’t know you had, by people you didn’t know existed. This used not to be such a big deal back in the days pre-Twitter, but now that any mean-spirited type can type a name into Twitter, tagging the person in question to make sure it’s seen, a celebrity’s day can be ruined simply by them picking up their...

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